New York Mets 8, Houston Astros 5 (10 innings)
Regular Season Game 109
Played on Friday, August 1, 1997 (N) at Astrodome

NY  N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  2    4  -   8 11  2
HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  2  1    1  -   5 10  1
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Johnson cf                    4   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
Gilkey lf                     4   1   0   0       1   4       1   0
Olerud 1b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       6   1
  Ochoa pr,rf                 1   2   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hundley c                     5   2   3   1       0   2       9   1
M. Franco 3b                  3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Alfonzo 3b                  1   0   1   2       1   0       0   2
Everett rf                    4   0   1   2       0   0       4   1
  J. Franco p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pratt ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidle p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hardtke 2b                    3   2   2   2       1   0       2   1
Ordonez ss                    4   0   0   0       0   3       2   1
Mlicki p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Lopez ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McMichael p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Huskey ph,1b                1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Totals                       37   8  11   8       5  12      30   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Olerud.
E: Alfonzo (5), Ordonez (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Alfonzo (21,off Cabrera).
HR: Hardtke (1,2nd inning off Garcia 0 on 2 out).
SH: Ordonez (8,off Garcia).
SF: Hardtke (1,off Cabrera).
GDP: Everett (2,off Garcia).
Team LOB: 6.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   1   2       0   1       2   3
Carr cf                       5   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Bell rf                       4   1   1   0       1   2       1   0
Gonzalez lf                   5   1   1   0       0   0       3   1
Berry 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       0   2
  Spiers 3b                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Phillips 1b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
  Bagwell 1b                  1   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   1   0       2   0      12   0
Bogar ss                      2   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Magnante p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mouton ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lima p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cabrera p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Garcia p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Gutierrez ss                2   1   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       37   5  10   4       4   9      30  10

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Bogar-Phillips.
E: Carr (2).
PB: Ausmus (5).

BATTING - 
2B: Berry (16,off Mlicki).
HR: Biggio (15,8th inning off McMichael 1 on 0 out).
SH: Ausmus (6,off J. Franco).
SF: Bogar (2,off Mlicki).
IBB: Ausmus (3,by Mlicki).
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING - 
CS: Berry (5,2nd base by Mlicki/Hundley).

PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mlicki                        7     5   1   1   2   6   0  26
McMichael                     1     3   2   2   0   2   1   6
J. Franco W(3-1)              1     0   1   0   1   1   0   5
Lidle                         1     2   1   1   1   0   0   6
Totals                       10    10   5   4   4   9   1  43

IBB: Mlicki (5,Ausmus).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia                        7.2   4   2   2   1  10   1  27
Wagner                        0.2   4   2   2   2   1   0   7
Magnante                      0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Lima L(1-5)                   0     1   3   3   2   0   0   3
Cabrera                       1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5
Totals                       10    11   8   8   5  12   1  44

Lima faced 3 batters in the 10th inning

Umpires: HP - Larry Poncino, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Jeff Kellogg
Time of Game: 3:28   Attendance: 33589


Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Houston Astros           
1. Johnson             cf        Biggio              2b
2. Gilkey              lf        Carr                cf
3. Olerud              1b        Bell                rf
4. Hundley             c         Gonzalez            lf
5. M. Franco           3b        Berry               3b
6. Everett             rf        Phillips            1b
7. Hardtke             2b        Ausmus              c
8. Ordonez             ss        Bogar               ss
9. Mlicki              p         Garcia              p

METS 1ST: Johnson grounded out (pitcher to first); Gilkey struck
out; Olerud walked; Hundley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Carr flied to right; Bell
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Astros
0.

METS 2ND: M. Franco grounded out (second to first); Everett
lined to center; Hardtke homered; Ordonez struck out; 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Gonzalez lined to right; Berry singled to center;
Berry was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Phillips grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 3RD: Mlicki was called out on strikes; Johnson lined to
first; Gilkey was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus singled to center; Bogar lined into a double
play to right [Ausmus out at first (right to first)]; Garcia
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 4TH: Olerud lined to center; Hundley was called out on
strikes; M. Franco flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio grounded out (third to first); Carr flied to
left; Bell grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 0.

METS 5TH: Everett flied to right; Hardtke lined to left; Ordonez
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros
0.

ASTROS 5TH: Gonzalez singled to center; Berry doubled to left
[Gonzalez to third]; Phillips popped to second; Ausmus was
walked intentionally; Bogar out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Gonzalez scored, Berry to third]; Garcia was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 6TH: Mlicki struck out; Johnson grounded out (third to
first); Gilkey was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Biggio struck out; Carr singled to right; Bell
struck out; Gonzalez popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 7TH: Olerud grounded out (second to first); Hundley singled
to left; M. Franco singled to left [Hundley to second]; Everett
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [M.
Franco out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: ALFONZO REPLACED M. FRANCO (PLAYING 3B); Berry
grounded out (third to first); Phillips was called out on
strikes; Ausmus walked; Bogar grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 1, Astros 1.

METS 8TH: Hardtke singled to right; Ordonez out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Hardtke to second]; LOPEZ BATTED FOR
MLICKI; Lopez struck out; WAGNER REPLACED BOGAR (PITCHING);
GUTIERREZ REPLACED GARCIA (PLAYING SS); Johnson singled to left
[Hardtke scored, Johnson out at second (left to third to
second)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 1.

ASTROS 8TH: MCMICHAEL REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); Gutierrez
singled to center; Biggio homered [Gutierrez scored]; Carr
struck out; Bell singled to center; Gonzalez forced Bell (first
to shortstop) [Gonzalez to second (error by Ordonez)]; Berry
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 2, Astros 3.

METS 9TH: SPIERS REPLACED BERRY (PLAYING 3B); BAGWELL REPLACED
PHILLIPS (PLAYING 1B); Gilkey struck out; Olerud singled to
center; OCHOA RAN FOR OLERUD; Hundley singled to center [Ochoa
to second]; Ausmus allowed a passed ball [Ochoa to third,
Hundley to second]; Alfonzo walked; Everett singled to center
[Ochoa scored, Hundley scored, Alfonzo to third (error by Carr),
Everett to second]; Hardtke walked; MAGNANTE REPLACED WAGNER
(PITCHING); Ordonez flied to left; HUSKEY BATTED FOR MCMICHAEL;
Huskey flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: HUSKEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); J. FRANCO
REPLACED EVERETT (PITCHING); OCHOA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF);
Bagwell walked; Ausmus out on a sacrifice bunt (first
unassisted) [Bagwell to second]; MOUTON BATTED FOR MAGNANTE;
Mouton struck out; Gutierrez reached on an error by Alfonzo
[Bagwell scored (unearned) (no RBI)]; Biggio popped to right; 1
R (0 ER), 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 4, Astros 4.

METS 10TH: LIMA REPLACED MOUTON (PITCHING); Johnson walked;
Gilkey walked [Johnson to second]; On a bunt Ochoa singled to
third [Johnson to third, Gilkey to second]; CABRERA REPLACED
LIMA (PITCHING); Hundley singled to left [Johnson scored, Gilkey
to third, Ochoa to second]; Alfonzo doubled to left [Gilkey
scored, Ochoa scored, Hundley to third]; PRATT BATTED FOR J.
FRANCO; Pratt grounded out (shortstop to first); Hardtke out on
a sacrifice fly to center [Hundley scored, Alfonzo to third];
Ordonez struck out; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 8, Astros 4.

ASTROS 10TH: LIDLE REPLACED PRATT (PITCHING); Carr grounded out
(first unassisted); Bell walked; Bell advanced to second because
of defensive indifference [Bell to second]; Gonzalez grounded
out (first unassisted) [Bell to third]; Spiers singled to right
[Bell scored]; Bagwell singled to right [Spiers to second];
Ausmus flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 8, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             8  11   2    6
 Astros           5  10   1    8


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